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Countryside Management Extended Diploma Level 3 Year 1 at Canterbury College

Course description

This course will provide you with the understanding, knowledge and practical experience needed to either gain employment in the environmental sustainability sector or go on to a related qualification at Higher Education.

Course content

The course will cover a range of topics such as principles of sustainable development, energy and waste management, understanding sustainable communities, ecology and conservation, biological and physical processes, environmental science, pollution control and management, and coastal and water management.

Entry requirements

4 Cs or 4s at GCSE including Level 5 English and Maths and a relevant full Level 2.

Assessment

Assessment is coursework based. You will do reports, essays, projects, scientific investigations and practical observation assessments.

Future opportunities

You can progress into Higher Education courses (such as a Higher National Diploma (HND) Environmental Conservation at Canterbury College or university), or go into employment.

Further information

Please note that for applications for the 19/20 academic year the EKC Group is using a new online system and you will be required to register and track your application using this system. You will receive an e-mail informing you of this and what to do next. You will be using the EKC Enterprise platform.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 27 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Course code: C00042/1/2-126
  • Web url: www.EKCGroup.ac.uk
  • Number of planned places: 20

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